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Windows 7: should i disable windows 7 firewall ?

25 Jun 2014   #1

XP windows Professional
should i disable windows 7 firewall ?

should i disable windows 7 firewall when installing kespersky anti-virus? thanks

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25 Jun 2014   #2

windows 7 home 64bit

It will be disabled Kaspersky Internet Security 2014
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25 Jun 2014   #3

Windows 10 Pro

Let kaspersky handle it for you. I do not recommend turning it off unless kapersky turns it off.
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11 Jul 2014   #4

Windows 7 x64 SP1

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by soulfood View Post
should i disable windows 7 firewall when installing kespersky anti-virus? thanks
One thing to note if you use ICS (internet connection sharing) it won't work correctly and sometimes not at all with Windows firewall turned off...
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15 Jul 2014   #5


Hello Soulfood,

I agree with the previous responses.

You shouldn't turn off Windows Firewall unless you really need to - I run Avast! Anti-Virus and I still have Windows Firewall running. If your anti-virus needs to disable it, it will automatically, don't manually disable it.

Hope this helps.

Thank you,
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